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Microsoft draws EU antitrust complaint from Slack over Teams ‘tying’

By Lewis Crofts and Michael Acton
  • 22 Jul 2020 08:30
  • 22 Jul 2020 10:32
Microsoft is the target of a new EU antitrust complaint from business software company Slack, which accuses the US tech giant of “tying” the communication platform Teams into the Office suite.
Slack said Microsoft was “force installing” Teams for millions of users and was “blocking its removal” to maintain its grip

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Lewis Crofts


Lewis leads MLex's editorial strategy, content direction, quality and development. He has a reputation for breaking stories and providing analysis on complex legal disputes before regulators and courts around the globe. He has also developed MLex's unrivalled coverage of competition policy, litigation, regulation, Brexit and international investigations.

Michael Acton

Senior Correspondent

Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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